Benvenuti! Welcome to our site!
As you prepare to embark on your journey for Italian Citizenship, this site will serve as an informational hub to prepare you to present your application to the Italian consulate.
Here we will answer your most frequently asked questions.
Limited Non-Essential Consular Services in Many Jurisdictions
All consular services within the worldwide Italian consular network are only offering limited services for unrecognized citizens. This means many citizenship appointments are cancelled and that many consulates are not opening any new appointment slots for citizenship by descent.
Please check your Consulate’s webpage for the most up-to-date information.
CURRENT CONSULAR FEES 💶 (1 April – 30 June 2023)
Citizenship = 300€ EUR
USA 🇺🇸: 💵 $321.70 USD (Detroit: $322)
Canada 🇨🇦: C$ 435.00 CAD
United Kingdom 🇬🇧: £265.00 GBP
Passports = 💶 116€ EUR
USA 🇺🇸: 💵 $124.40 USD (Detroit: $125)
Canada 🇨🇦: C$ 169.00 CAD
United Kingdom 🇬🇧: £103.00 GBP
Please note that some consulates use rounded values! Double check with your consulate website if they round up the exchange rate or not.
The new quarterly fees take effect on 1 July 2023 and will be posted a few days before the new quarter. If you have an appointment 1 July – 30 Sept 2023, do NOT get your money order until the new fees are announced.
US Applicants: Payable via US postal money order or other money order in USD only. Consulates do not accept Euros 💶. Always double check your consulate’s individual fee schedule (some round up or down to the nearest full dollar). The exchange rate changes at the beginning of every quarter. Click here to see a full schedule of consular fees (Philadelphia site).
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